Facing Climate Change: A Guide for Local Authorities

Nikologianni, Anastasia (2019) Facing Climate Change: A Guide for Local Authorities. Impakter Magazine.

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Abstract

It is apparent that climate change is spreading across the globe and even though we have known about its science for decades now, action and adaptability have been slow. Scientists and environmentalists have made it clear that the extreme environmental phenomena we see are enhanced and appear more often as a result of climate change. However policy is still adapting to the new situation. We need to accept that we are not planning for ‘extremes’, but for a ‘new normal’ and therefore various mechanisms need to change or adapt to secure a sustainable future.

Item Type: Article
Date: 4 January 2019
Uncontrolled Keywords: local authorities; policy; guide; energy; landscape; climate crisis
Subjects: K400 Planning (Urban, Rural and Regional)
K900 Others in Architecture, Building and Planning
L400 Social Policy
Divisions: Faculty of Arts, Design and Media > School of Architecture and Design
Depositing User: Dr Anastasia Nikologianni
Date Deposited: 10 Jul 2020 12:53
Last Modified: 13 Jul 2020 12:55
URI: http://www.open-access.bcu.ac.uk/id/eprint/9474

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